Mature Zone

V… for Life begins at 50! The Mature Zone is the go-to place for all aspects of veganism in later life. With pay-as-you-feel vegan refreshments and drinks on top of seating. Proudly curated and hosted by Vegetarian for Life.

Timetable

Saturday

12:30pm - 12:55pm

Meditation

Chantal Di Donato

Come and join Yoga Teacher and Coach Chantal Di Donato for a 30 minute meditation exploring the healing power of[…]

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Chantal Di Donato

1:00pm - 1:45pm

Demonstration: Sweet kombu and ginger tea, and seaweed & greens pesto

Ollie Bragg

In his first demo, chef Ollie will demonstrate sweet kombu and ginger tea – a revitalising infusion with healthful minerals,[…]

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Ollie Bragg

2:00pm - 2:45pm

Eating out vegan in London

Alex Bourke

The number of vegan restaurants and cafes in London has doubled in the last year. Alex Bourke presents a slideshow[…]

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Alex Bourke

3:00pm - 3:45pm

How to thrive on a vegan diet during later life

Heather Russell

Vegan nutrition can support excellent health. By the end of this session, you’ll know how to get key nutrients from[…]

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Heather Russell

4:00pm - 4:45pm

The truth about death and reincarnation: Do past life experiences affect your dietary choices?

David Pye

In ‘The truth about reincarnation’, David Pye relates the amazing work of Dr Helen Wambach who in the 1970s regressed[…]

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David Pye

5:00pm - 5:45pm

Pioneers of the vegan movement: Did you imagine this would happen?

Jasmine Owens

We listened to the stories of people who have been vegan or vegetarian for decades – up to 70 years[…]

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Jasmine Owens

Sunday

11:00am - 11:45am

Positively vegan for life: Empower yourself and support the wider vegan community

Amanda Woodvine

Veganism is part of a considered and compassionate lifestyle. This talk will empower you to speak about veganism positively to[…]

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Amanda Woodvine

12:00pm - 12:45pm

Vegan travel: Finding vegan food abroad easily, quickly and hassle-free

Caitlin Galer-Unti

It’s never been easier to travel as a vegan – from budget travel to luxury holidays, from travel in Europe[…]

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Caitlin Galer-Unti

1:00pm - 1:45pm

Demonstration: Simple seaweed salads. Easy, energising salads

Ollie Bragg

Living on an island we really don’t eat enough seaweed. It’s cheap, abundant and an incredibly mineral-rich whole food. In[…]

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Ollie Bragg

2:00pm - 2:45pm

The vegan social scene in London

Brian Jacobs

Brian will talk about London Vegans – a vegan social group that has been going for over 30 years. He[…]

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Brian Jacobs

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Maintaining optimal health as our body and lifestyle changes past 50

Yvonne Bishop-Weston

Yvonne will talk about managing menopause and strategies to make the most of this turning point in life. Natural supportive[…]

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Yvonne Bishop-Weston

4:00pm - 4:45pm

Mature Zone Veggie Social

An open invitation to all the slightly more mature – but young at heart – vegans and vegetarians at VegFest.[…]

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